Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) – a Steward Family Hospital, will host a virtual and in-person hiring event for clinical and healthcare workers seeking new career opportunities on Wednesday, April 28th from 9 am – 3 pm. The event will allow applicants to apply either virtually or in-pe…

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The Big Spring Art Association will be holding a regular meeting this Saturday, at the Howard County Library. As part of the meeting, the BSAA will have the annual Live Model for the Life Drawing teaching. 

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On April 13, 2021 at approximately 9:41 P.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to Scenic Mountain Medical Center in reference to an unattended death of a 4-month-old male child. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the child’s father, identified as Jose Luis Vargas …

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THE FDA AND CDC HAS RECOMMENDED A "PAUSE" IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE JOHNSON AND JOHNSON VACCINE DUE TO A RARE BLOOD CLOTTING DISORDER. WE WERE JUST NOTIFIED THE NATIONAL GUARD WILL BE STANDING DOWN UNTIL FURTHER GUIDANCE. THEREFORE WE ARE CANCELLING THE COMMUNITY VACCINATION EVENTS FOR THE …

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Sinclair Oil & Gas Company is on the tail end of project completion regarding the last of three well sites inside the city limits of Big Spring. The final well site, located off of Parkway and Hearn, was rig released at the end of April 2020 and the area is in the process of being cleare…

Due to staffing shortages, the Big Spring Senior Center will be closed for the week of Monday, April 12th -Friday, April 16th. On Friday, April 16th staff will re-evaluate and make an announcement for the week of April 19th, 2021.

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The City of Big Spring and Howard County Emergency management, in collaboration with the Texas Division of Emergency Management and the National Guard is pleased to announce the Johnson & Johnson One Dose COVID-19 vaccine is HERE!!

The City of Big Spring is currently going door to door in the 11th Street - 18th Street area of Runnels Street conducting a survey for a grant to replace water lines. The surveyors are City of Big Spring employees and all information will be kept confidential. The City appreciates any inform…

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Big Spring High Schools One Act Play cast poses at Region 1 4A Area contest. They performed a Greek tragedy called Electra to advance to the Area round. BSHS One Act Play team is directed by Tracie Moss. 

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Midland's National Weather Service (NWS) issued a Red-Flag warning for wildfire danger at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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Testing for the STAAR grade 4 writing, grade 7 writing and high school end of the course English 1 will resume on Tuesday, April 13, after the Texas Education Agency advised school districts to stop testing this morning because of connectivity issues with the online testing platform.

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On Wednesday, Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) will reopen its facility to visitors. Visitors for patients admitted with COVID-19 will still be restricted, but will be opened up for all other patients during set visiting hours.

On Tuesday, April 6, 2021, beginning at 7:00 AM, road crews will be working on the south service road of I-20 between Baylor Boulevard and Tulane Avenue. This will require that both lanes of the I-20 south service road be closed to thru traffic. Travelers will be detoured around the work zon…

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At approximately 2 AM on April 4th 2021, the Howard County 911 Dispatch Center received a call for assistance regarding a fire at the Ponderosa Apartments located in the 1400 block of East 6th Street.  The Big Spring Fire Department responded to the location and found multiple apartment unit…

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For the first time, Forsan ISD honored students with induction to Quill and Scroll. While National Honor Society has focused on highlighting student achievement for many years, a new form of recognition is present at Forsan High School. 

AUSTIN – It is with great sadness the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) announces the death of a Highway Patrol Trooper following a shooting incident in Limestone County.

The Big Spring Art Association and the Heritage Museum will be hosting Their Area Wide Art Show from May 4 to May 27, 2021.Entries will be accepted on Thursday and Friday, April 29-30 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The show will open May 4th with a ribbon cutting by the Big Spring Chamber of C…

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Phone lines in the following City offices will be temporarily unavailable:  Municipal Court, the Landfill, McMahon-Wrinkle Airpark, City Hall Annex, and Big Spring Fire Station #1.   We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Toasty Tuesday's picked back up again last week and will continue this week. The Keep Big Spring Beautiful group encourages the community to come out and help the clean up effort at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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A motor vehicle accident occurred at the intersection of 3rd Street and Gregg Street on Sunday afternoon. 

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On the 18th of March 2021 at approximately 9:30 A.M., the Big Spring Police Department Criminal Investigations Division served an arrest warrant on Hayden Douglas McMurrin, a white male, 31 years of age charging him with the murder of Casey Brackett, a white male, 29 years of age.

The Big Spring Police Department wants our citizens to be aware that we have issued Itinerant Vendor Permits and Peddler Permits for multiple organizations and persons that have come into town to assist in the damage repair due to the local storms.

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The City of Big Spring Emergency Management will be conducting tests on the storm sirens throughout Big Spring. The testing will take place on Thursday and is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to conclude before 5 p.m.

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Temperatures are rising, the sun is out a little bit longer, and the trash is ready to be picked up - Toasty Tuesday season is kicking off. 

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On the 8th of March 2021 at approximately 9:10 P.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of 18th and Austin in reference to a gunshot victim. Upon arrival Casey Brackett White/Male 29 years of age was found to be in the driver’s seat of a White 2007 Ford Focus w…

The unofficial results from the Special Election have been announced. The Special Election was held Saturday to determine who would be filling the recently vacant seats for District 5 and District 6.